Los Angeles Lakers: 4 Hot takes for LeBron James in 2018-19

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With the NBA season finally here for the Los Angeles Lakers, here are four hot takes for LeBron James this season.

Finally the regular season is here for LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers! Gone are the conspiracy articles about free agency and second guessing rosters. The Lakers suit up for the first time in the LeBron James era against the Portland Trail Blazers on TNT at 10:30. Now that everything counts, we get to really see what the front office consisting of Magic Johnson, Rob Pelinka and Jeanie Buss had in mind building this roster. But let’s be clear here…every story that surrounds the Lakers this year will have LeBron James somewhere in it somehow.

Which leads to the question? With all of the attention surrounding LeBron James playing off the ball more, the positionless basketball, the roster…what does the future look like for LeBron James based on his body of work over the last 15  years? Well that will be laid out in the Hot Takes for LeBron this 2018-19 season.

This is not about LeBron James’ preseason! For the most part, James played a perfect preseason basketball wise…

He got some court work in with Lonzo Ball…


Found some nice chemistry with Brandon Ingram…


…and finally! Well you know…


With that being said…this piece is not for the first game. This is not for next week. This piece is about showing things that Los Angeles Lakers fans should be on the lookout for going forward in the next 82 games with an option for four more if they qualify.

Welcome Los Angeles Lakers fans to…LeBron James’s Hot takes of the 2018-19 season.

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